IC82726: IBM Sterling B2B Integrator's session or sensitive cookies do not have the secure attribute enabled (CVE-2012-5936).

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • JSESSIONID cookie over SSL is missing the Secure flag for
    Mailbox Interface or other web applications deployed to HTTP
    Server Adapter.
    

Local fix

  • Local Fix
    None
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    SSL users
    
    Problem Description:
    IBM Sterling B2B Integrator does not set the secure attribute
    when it creates a session or sensitive cookies. The secure
    attribute is used to ensure that cookies (with the attribute
    set) can only be sent in an encrypted channel to reduce the
    likelihood of eavesdropping attacks.
    
    Platforms Affected:
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    
    
    Implemented logic to ensure Set-Cookie header has the
    Secure flag when running over SSL.
    
    Delivered In:
    5104
    5020401_3
    5010
    5020402
    

Temporary fix

  • Use Secure HTTP (HTTPS) on all pages until the fix can be
    applied.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC82726

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    500

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-04-18

  • Closed date

    2013-03-14

  • Last modified date

    2013-12-06

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0600

Applicable component levels

  • R510 PSY

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Document information


More support for:

Sterling B2B Integrator

Software version:

5.0

Reference #:

IC82726

Modified date:

2013-12-06

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